'''Abbot Academy''' (also known as '''Abbot Female Seminary''' and '''AA''') was an University-preparatory school|independent boarding preparatory school
for women boarding and day students in grades 9–12 from 1828 to 1973.
[NY Times, [https://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F00F17F9385410738DDDA80B94DB405B8684F0D3 NEEDS OF THE ABBOT ACADEMY.; ALUMNAE TRYING TO RAISE $150,000 FOR NEW BUILDINGS], Accessed August 10, 2013, "... the female university at Andover, Mass"]
Located in Andover, Massachusetts
, Abbot Academy was notable as one of the first incorporated secondary schools for educating young women in New England.
[Susan McIntosh Lloyd, 1979, [http://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED177747 A Singular School: Abbot Academy, 1828-1973], Accessed Sept. 6, 2013, “... One of the first educational institutions in New England to be founded for girls and women alone, Abbot had by far the longest corporate life of... ]